We were delighted to welcome Andriana Abariotes, Executive Director of the Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), for the Business Breakfast roundtable this morning. Coming from an organization focused on comprehensive community development, Ms Abariotes lead an informative and lively discussion on building sustainable communities throughout the metro area.
ADC is proud to announce that this year’s lineup of these important community discussions is made possible through the generous support of
Adriana Abariotes Executive Director, took leadership of the Twin Cities program in 2007. Ms. Abariotes joined the Twin Cities office in 1999 to help oversee LISC’s grant-making programs and manage LISC’s external communications and public policy efforts. Ms. Abariotes now leads one of LISC’s most creative and robust local offices, focused on shifting toward more collaborative approaches, growing diverse leadership, and strengthening regional community development capacity. With over 20 years of experience, she draws from previous work with a range of organizations serving geographic, regional and cultural communities. She holds a B.A. from Macalester College and Masters Degree in Public Affairs from the Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota.